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at peoplebehavingbadly@kron4.co m a top navy still commander found dead in afghanistan the latest on the investigation and will continue t track the storm. and we will take you back from three decades ago of flooding in marin county, the damage. . music's, ready ! share the harmony... she'll be here soon ! she'll love this ! share a sweeter welcome... hey, hola, cómo estás ? hello, hey everyone. hi. es un pla-cer co-no-cer-te. encantada. share everything. this holiday get verizon's share everything plan. unlimited talk, text and shareable data... ... across your family's devices, all in one plan. hurry in for a droid razr m by motorola for $49.99. >> soaked and sopping wet getting a steady dose of rain as they hit the stores today. kron 4's mike pelton shows us how they fared. >> you still have to get your shopping done. >> reporter: what turned out to be a gloamimorning. a columbia-morning, with orange construction zen'-- cones... even being blown across the parking lot. >> flooding may be bad now. but almost 30 years ago cars were almost fully submerged when marin county got hit with heavy rain. t
a head line about an arrest and any justice in any form. >>> also, new information about that navy s.e.a.l. who died during a daring rescue mission in afghanistan. we will go to his hometown, meet the people who knew him best, hear more about him. >>> also, the nurse who committed suicide after falling for a radio prank. what the radio station is now planning to do to help her family. i told him, sure. can't hurt, right? then i heard this news about a multivitamin study looking at long-term health benefits for men over 50. the one they used in that study... centrum silver. that's what i take. my doctor! he knows his stuff. [ male announcer ] centrum. the most recommended. most preferred. most studied. centrum, always your most complete. i have a cold, and i took nyquil, but i'm still "stubbed" up. [ male announcer ] truth is, nyquil doesn't unstuff your nose. what? [ male announcer ] it doesn't have a decongestant. no way. [ male announcer ] sorry. alka-seltzer plus fights your worst cold symptoms plus has a fast acting decongestant to relieve your stuffy nose. [ sighs ] thanks! [ ma
iranian air space. our navy is responding saying the u.s. navy has accounted for all unmanned vehicles operating in the middle east region. they are confined to internationally recognized water and air spoers. space. molly henneberg joins us. what is the background to this mystery. >> reporter: navy owe eugs figureseofficials say we do have allies in the region that use these type of drones, the united arab emirates and kuwait. iran did not say when or where it captured the scan eagle just that it entered iranian air space. we don't have a lot of information besides that. we do know that the navy did lose one of these scan eagle drones back in october, but naval officials say that it went down in the persian gulf, that it broke apart as these drones are designed to do, and that they believe it sank into the persian gulf. jenna. jenna: so, if the iranians do indeed have this unmanned aerial vehicle, what type of information can they get from it? >> reporter: it's a low-cost, low tech drone. basically it's a camera that can transmit pictures via radio waves. it is possible the iranians c
of whack. we almost now have an active role for every ship in the navy. what we have done is gone through and look at areas we could not necessarily save all the money but we could transfer responsibilities out of the pentagon and consolidate programs and save a significant part of money. part of money. >>
they want to describe it as. >> reporter: perhaps the navy would have to buy less expensive, less advanced fighter jets instead of the new f-35. or the pentagon would have to cut the number of soldiers and marines back to the levels before 9/11. >> sequestration would risk hollowing out our force. >> reporter: pentagon officials say going over the cliff would actually leave them a trillion dollars in the hole, because it comes on top of cuts they've already budgeted for. >> we've put in place $487 billion in savings over the next ten years. >> reporter: are these "cuts" the same sort of budget cuts that you and i think of when we think of cutting our budget? >> i call them phantom cuts because it's not a real savings. >> reporter: freeman says the pentagon is counting money it was projecting to spend as savings which he says isn't the same as simply spending less. >> but this is the way d.c. does math. it's unfortunate that you or i can't do our taxes like that but it's the way they seem to do business here. >> a senior defense official admits that everyone at the pentagon from the secreta
and the navy mid-shipman will face off for the kraft hunger bowl tomorrow. >> there's 35 bowl games in the united states and we're the only bowl that is specifically devoted to a cause named after a cause. >> reporter: take a look at all the people in the crowd. for every person the bowl donates. >> that's a lot of meals for a lot of people who could really use the help. >> reporter: it adds up to 100,000 meals for hungry san franciscans. and it was not lost on the fans. >> it's a way to give back. a way to give back to the city. >> reporter: or the coaches. >> i've never been to a bowl game like this that involves people serving. >> reporter: that sense of service went beyond the bowl game. right after the pep rally, navy allumni and students went to volunteer. >> the good thing is knowing that people get to eat during the christmas season. and knowing that these aren't going to waste either. >> reporter: nothing was wasted here. not the students time or their money. instead their bowl game vacation was spent working toward a good cause. allie rasmus, ktvu news. >>> a clinic in h
down about 20 minutes ago. right now they've got the navy band that is on. and we're looking for the president. the president is on his own time. he's supposed to be here a little bit earlier and light the tree at 5:07. look up toward the white house now. you can actually see the motorcade right in front of the white house is still there. so the president and first lady, the first family not quite here yet. of course, they will be turning on the christmas tree when they get down here a little bit later. we're live in front of the white house on the ellipse. we're going to continue to be here through the rest of the evening. this is by far one of my favorite events of the year. this is now my third year down here. year number one was freezing cold. year number two was really cold. here we are at year number three, and it's just cold, and that's not bad. temperatures in the last couple of days in the 70s. on monday and tuesday. so right now, temperatures in the upper 30s to around 40 degrees, not bad out here right now. we're still waiting to see exactly what happens as far as
be be better like my children and wont out like the navy and spent $26 a gallon on biofuels or like the air force which is spending $59 a gallon. would that be better for my children if we were all doing that? i don't like the navy and air force doing that. i think that is bad for my children's future because it runs up the debt and deficit. >> the best thing for my children's future. i have two boys. one 10 years and one ten months and i'm worried about climate change and their future. we need to stop encouraging the industries that are causing this problem. the oil industry, gas and coal industries. and we need to start encouraging clean energy if we will solve it. the very first place to start is to stop giving these subsidies. it is a no-brainer. the vast majority of americans of all parties actually support this perspective. melissa: without affordable energy we have no economy and that is for sure bad for my children. we have no jobs. we have no industry. >> why is the fastest growing new source of energy in this country wind energy or distributed solar. melissa: because it is complet
. the pentagon is saying mott so fast. martha: the navy says all u.s. drones are accounted for. iran fired on an unmanned u.s. drone in the gulf last month. bill: what more do we know about this claim and this drone? >> reporter: iran is showing off what it claims is an eagle drone. he says the intruding drone was caught after taking off from an aircraft carrier. iran state television says it was captured. this is from the english language iranian state television said quote it was on a mission over the persian gulf in the last few days. if all this does sound familiar. it was almost a year ago to the day iran claimed to have shot down a cia drone. iran claimed it recovered secret data. the u.s. says the drone in question was in international waters. iran has a history of making claims it can't prove when it comes to u.s. drones. bill: what has the navy said? >> reporter: the department of defense wasted no time saying they do not have any missing drones. they said the u.s. navy has accounted for all unmanned vehicles operating in the middle east. our operations are confined to internation
of food will be handed out to families. it started at 7:30 and goes to noon. yesterday glide and old navy threw a shopping spree for children 4 to 12 years old. they went to the old navy flagship store in san francisco. more than 100 children were given a $100 gift card to shop. >>> mark zuckerberg gives back his huge donation to a bay area charity. >> and a little girl who will probably end up on sand's naughty list. -- santa's naughty list. how neighbors caught her in the act of stealing holiday packages. ,, share "not even close." share "you owe me..." share "just right." the share everything plan. shareable data across 10 devices with unlimited talk and text. hurry in for a droid incredible 4g lte train. [train whistle blows] wishing you happy holidays. getting coal for christmas. neighbors say the eight-yead has been stealing holiday packages from their doorste and >>> one little florida girl may be getting coal for christmas and this is why. neighbors say the 8-year-old has been stealing holiday packages from their doorsteps and they have the video to prove it. the box is almost as
so, so the big question is how would he know all that? he spent more than 20 years in the navy. he worked in the intelligence field. he was a submarine warfare specialist. he had not only a top secret clearance, but also authorizes for what's called special access, which limits the amount of people who can view highly sensitive material. he had that access. he hadn't been out of the navy for more than a year when fbi agents started tracking him and set up this sting and this undercover operation, and that's how they caught him. >> we know if there was any classified information that was actually released? >> reporter: no. there were never actually any real russian agents, so to speak. these were all undercover agents, b it is very, very serious. i mean, the navy will almost always tell you exactly where their carriers and surface ships are located in any given moment. they never reveal the location of the submarine. that is a highly classified part of the u.s. navy. he faces life in prison if he is convicted of this charge. >> wow. okay. chris, thank you. appreciate it. >>> photogr
down. we'll work through some of that with you. >>> we heard more about the navy seal killed in action in the daring rescue of an american in afghanistan. we'll hear from those in this hero's hometown coming up in just a moment. >>> we will continue to watch the scene at michigan's statehouse and pro-union protesters and protests are underway. the governor is ready to sign a right to work bill. we'll keep you updated out of any developments in michigan in just a moment. we'll be right back. wanna see me get some great deals? ok! it's a new way to get cash back deals and it's called bankamerideals. i sign in to my online banking... click the "cash back deals" tab... and pick the deals i want. i just use my bank of america debit or credit card when i pay. and then i get up to 15% cash back... put into my account! i know, right? [ male announcer ] introducinbankamerideals, free for online banking customers. sign in to your online banking to choose your deals today. jenna: president obama's second term doesn't begin for another month but some political wonks are looking ahead to 2016. righ
. there was a british historian in the 1950's. after world war i, britain had the largest navy in the world and they reduced the size of the navy. the laid-off sailors and dock workers. the agency running the navy was getting bigger as the navy was getting smaller. he made the discovery -- the size of a bureaucracy has nothing to do with the amount of work the bureaucracy does. it will grow unless it is reined in. the bureaucracy was getting bigger. if you get that kind of bloat, get in trouble and you change or go out of business. ronald reagan said the closest is a to immoralitality government agency. caller: good morning, everybody. do you think capitalism and privatizing is withdrawing the money from the united states? they charge outrageous rates when the government could have maintained the prisoners cheaper. blackwater getting outrageous amounts of money to do things for the government. think that is draining our money. the money% withstood and that is why we are falling off the cliff. guest: it goes on the subject of crony capitalism. that is businesses that are dependent on governm
. the father of one of the former navy seals killed that day leading the charge on this saying he is hearing nothing from the government on what happened to his son. coming up today we'll ask senator kelly ayotte says the families do not have the answers on what happened to their loved ones. we'll talk to her in 25 minutes. the president continues to defend u.n. ambassador susan rice. once considered a frontrunner for secretary state until what happened in benghazi. >> make sure we have a full national security team that can give me the best advice possible and do everything they can to keep the american people safe. and susan rice has done a great job as u.n. ambassador about a decision on secretary of state. bill: that from bloomberg tv. president making a decision in weeks maybe days some suggest but martha. martha: iran has prove it captured a surveillance drone. the top lawmaker failing to specify what evidence that is saying the government will release more information. the islamic republic said yesterday it captured the drone after it entered the airspace in the persian gulf. the u.s.
straight ahead, but first. >>> a navy seal leaves the service, but still feels a call to serve, now he feels the need to help. >> for me being in the military was one of the greatest experiences of my life. because i was working with incredible men and women, dedicated to serving a purpose larger than themselves. when i served, i did four deployments overseas. in 2003, i came back from a last deployment in iraq, coming back from the al-qaeda targeting cell. when i came home i went to bethesda naval hospital to visit with the returning marines. i asked each of the veterans if you can't return to the military, what else would you like to do? and every single one of them told me they wanted to continue to serve. when i left the hospital i called two friends and we agreed to do something about it. they put in the money from disability checks, i contributed my money from the combat pay in iraq. they set up opportunities to do six months of intensive leadership and fellowship in their communities. we helped them make a transition to being a veteran again. i think one of the biggest conceptio
chris stevens state department official sean smith and two former navy seals tyrone woods and glen doherty. what more do we know about these suspects. >> the head of the house intelligence committee would not identify the countries involved citing the sensitive nature of the investigation but confirmed there are other suspects in custody and federal agents are not getting the access they want. i will say i'm concerned about the multiple suspects taken into custody by other nations who could have strong information about the perpetrators to this event. earlier this month they detained a family roomer member of the egyptian islamist jihad benghazi attack. fox has told access has been blocked. lawmakers say federal investigators know who some of the players are but not their specific roles adding the investigation ♪ where they would like it to be. across the spectrum there is more that needs to be done. yes, we are still far from having definitive picture to what degree there was any level of command and control. and who was responsible. >> fox news asked the fbi for comment but the
. isha is here with the 360 news and business bulletin. >> anderson, a navy s.e.a.l. was killed in afghanistan on saturday in a successful raid to free an american doctor being held officer. nick olis check of monroeville, pennsylvania, was a member of the elite seal team six, according to a u.s. official. that's the same unit that carried out the raid that killed osama bin laden. >>> a 360 follow, bodies found in a wooded area of iowa last week have been identified as 10-year-old lyric cook and her 8-year-old cousin elizabeth collins. they have been missing since july 13th. >>> dominic strauss-kahn has settled a lawsuit with a new york housekeeper who accused him of sexually assaulting her. terms of the settlement have not been released. >>> and the two australian radio deejays who made a prank phone call to the british hospital where the duchess of cambridge was staying are speaking out. they talk about the icide of the nurse who put the prank call through to the ward where the duchess was. they said they're heartbroken and sorry and feel horrible for the family. >> i'm just s
stories we're following. isha sesay is here with the "360 news and business bulletin." >> anderson, a navy s.e.a.l. was killed in afghanistan on saturday in a successful raid to free an american doctor being held officer. nicklas checque of monroeville, pennsylvania, was a member of the elite seal team six, according to a u.s. official. that's the same unit that carried out the raid that killed osama bin laden. >>> terms of the settlement have not been released. >>> two australian radio deejays that made a prank phone call to the british hospital where the duchess was being treated are speaking out and spoke on australian television about the suicide of a nurse who put the prank call through to the ward where the duchess was. they said they're heart broken and sorry and feel horrible for the nurse's family. >> i'm devastated for them. i'm really feeling for them. >> it's shocking turn of events. >> i just -- if we had any idea of this could be possible to happen, you know, we couldn't see this happening. >> no. >> it was meant to be a prank call. >> and scary moments caught on tape in birm
mediterranean, closer and closer towards syria? >> you know, not at the moment. for now, the u.s. navy and the air force, in fact, maintain a number of aircraft around the mediterranean, and as you well know, of course, in the persian gulf. there are also u.s. war ships in the region regularly that can launch tomahawk missiles that are guided precisely to targets anywhere they're programmed to go, so if this became an extremist situation, the fire power is on hand. the military's updating the options, ready to give them to the president if he asks for them, wolf. >> barbara starr, thank you. and arwa joins us from syria. we know the u.s. updated plans if president assad uses chemical weapons. are the syrians, folks you talk to in northern syria, civilians, the rebels, are they ready for some sort of potential chemical strike? >> reporter: no, put quite simply, they are not. there's nothing that the population can do to defend itself. this is a population that has struggled at best to even try to defend itself against the bullets, artillery, bombs. when it comes to a chemical weapon, th
. a ruling is expected in june. >>> from the front lines of war to the front lines at home. a former navy s.e.a.l. finds a new way to help his fellow veterans. >>> many veterans struggle to find the same sense of purpose they had in the military when they try to transition back to civilian life. one navy s.e.a.l. says the call to serve never goes away, so he started a group called the mission continues, to help returning vets find a way to continue their service on the front lines of their communities. >> for me, being in the military was one of the greatest experiences of my life. because i was working with incredible men and women dedicated to serving a purpose that was larger than themselves. >> i did four deployments overseas. in 2007, i came back from my last deployment in iraq. i had been serving there as a commander of an al qaeda targeting cell. i went to a bethesda hospital to visit with returning wounding marines. i asked if you can't return to the military, what else would you like to do? every single one of them told me they would like to continue to serve. when i left the hospi
. >> "g." >> there's a "g." >> i'd like to solve the puzzle. >> she's a navy reserve intell specialist in florida. her southern accent may have caused her thousands of dollars. instead of saying swimming, she swallowed the letter "g" and said swimmin'. >>> your taxes might not be the only thing that goes over the new year. milk prices could skyrocket to $7 a gallon. i'm still reeling from "wheel of fortune." >> they should have given it it to her. >> ask her to repeat it. she would have put the right ending on. >> but wasn't that implied though? they should have cut her a break. >> i know. let's talk about milk now. >> $7, that's enough to make your eyes pop out if you're strolling in the dairy aisle. but it could be a reality. while our elected officials continue playing chicken with our taxes, they are ignoring other pressing matters as well. like the agriculture bill. the way this law is the government actually steps in if the price of milk drops by about half from the current national average of $3.65 a gallon. so the government does it to keep dairy farmers in business. here's the
as well. the team that was rebuilt, that new army and air force, the new navy thinking about was actually put to the test in desert storm. it was norman schwarzkopf who was chosen to lead that because of his position as being a commander in chief and central command at the time. what he showed with several things. first, he not only highlighted the technology improvements with his almost daily briefings, which that is where he got the nickname the bear. his nickname among the staff was storming norman for a reason. his nickname with the public was the bear. he was affable, but you could tell that the iron fist in a velvet glove guy who explained what was going on to the american people. he used precision weapons, videotapes, and a mission to convey that to the people. he was not only leading combat forces, but he was also explaining to the american people what his troops were doing and how they were doing it. it was a revelation for the american people to actually see this. there were some lessons learned from now. quite frankly, i think the american people may have gotten a little too mu
. >> this was handled like a navy s.e.a.l. team 6 operation. >> like "mission impossible." >> like "homeland." >> fast. >> like something out of a spy novel. >> she got out of there under cover of night. >> to run to new york, of all places. i ran into her on 42nd at midnight. >> reporter: a blindsided tom cruise, had gone from a married man to a single dad in just 11 days. >> it happened so quick, in fact, i didn't even have a chance to pick sides. i didn't even get a chance to pray for little suri. >> me, too. it wasn't all bad news in the hollywood romance department. tonight, we'll tell you about the hollywood baby boom. and you'll hear from a lot of new moms, including beyonce. >> and you had fun with ryan lochte, huh? >> it's amazing how the names become household names just in a matter of months. so, i spent some time with ryan lochte. >> got him to take his shirt off. >> somebody's got to do it. there's always a new word in the dictionary. you know what an ear word is? it's a song. it's a word that means a song you can't get out of your head. so, i spent some time with carly rae jepsen because
. but not catastrophic, doomsday, any sort of hyperbole. >> reporter: perhaps the navy would have to buy less expensive, less advanced fighter jets instead of the new f-35. or the pentagon would have to cut the number of soldiers and marines back to the numbers before 9/11. >> sequestration would risk hollowing out our force. >> reporter: pentagon officials say going over the cliff would actually leave them $1 trillion in the hole, it comes on top of cuts they have already budgeted for. >> we've put in place $487 billion in savings over the next ten years. >> reporter: are these cuts the same sort of budget cuts that you and i think of when we think of cutting our budget? >> i call them phantom cuts. it's not a real savings. >> reporter: freeman says the pentagon was counting money it was projecting to spend as savings which isn't the same as simply spending less. >> this is the way d.c. does math. it's unfortunately we can't do our taxes that way, but it's the d.c. does math. >> reporter: everyone from the secretary on down is on autopilot to defend their budgetet. he needs people to go in and challen
, a defense official says no u.s. navy drone is missing. >>> we're about to take you live to cairo. that is where riot police are bracing now for another night of violent street fighting, tear gas all over the city today. this week crowds of egyptians have now stormed the presidential palace, breaking through fences, fighting with security forces, trying to keep them back. now, the protesters, they are furious about several things. first of all, all concerning president mohammed morsi and this growing perception that he is making himself too powerful. cnn's reza sayah is in cairo. >> opposition factions back protesting against mohammed morrissey for nearly two weeks. most of the protests have been limited to tahrir square, but they're now going to the source of their anger, president morrissey, and his presidential palace. >> why come here? >> because it's -- we got fed up. >> he doesn't respect us. he don't want to listen to our demands. >> reporter: what's your message to him by coming out here? >> that what he is doing is completely unfair. this is not what we asked for. it's co
with, whether the marines, navy, coast guard, fbi, cia, and s.a., a local police enforcement, code enforcement, sheriff, highway patrol, national guard, airport and transportation security, board patrol, fire marshal -- i mean, is an over abundance. we have become a police state and it has destroyed the fabric of our society. i do not see how we will get out-of-pocket -- out of it puritans -- and i do not see how we will get out of it. i do not see how home and security is going to save us. guest: there is a veritable alphabet soup of all these to organizations that are designed to address a wide to -- wide variety of security issues at the federal level and local level as well as overseas. and congress, just on the street from the studios we are in today, are talking about the fiscal cliff and how much money the government should spend on security matters. that is an important part of the conversation. host: david maurer is part of the hollen security office. let's -- homeland security office. let's look at a couple of the key areas in the grant program. one is the state security
they wanted. kron 4 urs felicia reid has a store from old navy's flagship store in san francisco. >> each child has a hundred dollar gift card. >> i bought me a hat and scarf and some long sleeved shirts. >> i bought my favorite shirt. this is my favorites are. >> this partnership has a lot of people. all the children who participate in this event are form glide family services. >> the time now is 7:57 a.m.. here is a live look as we wake up to freezing temperatures. this is live in san francisco. half moon bay is currently at 37 degrees. san francisco is at 41 degrees. we will be right back. [ game announcer ] touchdown! and here comes the dunk. [ male announcer ] everyone loves to dunk. ♪ [ game announcer ] will he dunk it? yes, he will. [ male announcer ] mcdonald's tender, juicy chicken mcnuggets in creamy ranch and spicy buffalo sauce. just $4.99 for 20 of your favorite chicken mcnuggets. ♪ [ game announcer ] will he dunk it? yes, he will. [ male announcer ] more ways to love mcnuggets. ♪ >> thank you for joining us. the top stories this was a, december 19th. president obama is
of the navy during the reagan administration. and i would point wownt more, the sterling credentials, i guess i can say this now because he's retiring, and a political opponent will not use it against him. jim webb is an intellectual with a passion for ideas and knowledge. for goodness sake, he even writes books, excellent books. the wind that win glowing reviews in "the new york times" and get turned into documentaries on the smithsonian channel. senator webb has put this past experience to superb use here in the senate as an active member of the committee on armed services, the committee on veterans' affairs, and the committee on foreign affairs. toth great credit before coming to the senate he was an outspoken critic of the invasion of iraq, warning that it would be a unilateral war with no exit strategy. after the invasion, he was equally outspoken in challenging the bush administration's conduct of that war. at the same time, as a member of the committee on veterans' affairs, he worked hard to pass legislation to provide enhanced education benefits for veterans, a 21st century g.i. bill
, the navy the same person who worded that are also called the fort hood massacre in incident of workplace violence. words mean some thing. the arb report points out failures and testimony here today states they are being addressed and i appreciate that. they should be addressed for state and security at diplomatic personnel all over the world. they're still many unanswered questions, especially about how do we protect and defend diplomatic corps and sovereign territory, which is what americans see our embassies and missions and little slices of u.s. territory located around the world. the question i have for you today, and let me just back up and say when we talk about labeling the incident in benghazi, even the president of the united states on the 12th sat in his statement that no acts of terror will ever shake a result. you labeled a terrorist attack a day after he may subsequently after that, subsequently labeled other things about a video. what was the u.s. military's force posture in the region at the time of the attacks and resulting ability of the u.s. armed forces to respond in t
the remains back one last time to andrews air force base. glenn doherty was a former navy seal. tyrone woods was another seal. sean smith, an air force veteran. we want to say thank you to all of them, to the fallen, and their families. they all gave to the nation, and we are grateful beyond words for their service and sacrifice. from the very beginning of the benghazi event, every member of this committee has shared with the president and secretary clinton our determination to get all the facts about what happened and why. we submitted many questions to the state department to be incorporated into this investigation, and we are very pleased that they have been. we have had a number of classified briefings, and yesterday, the committee heard from ambassador john pickering and admiral mike mullen. we heard them deliver a frank and comprehensive set of findings to the review board. admiral mullen and ambassador pickering are two of america's most distinguished and capable public servants. i want to thank them for their extraordinary service to our country. the report pulls no punches. it tackl
disturbing developments out of iran. the country's navy is reportedly test firing a range of weapons including torpedoes and missiles near the strategic strait of hormuz, a vital passageway for 1/5 of the world's oil supplies. joining us to the discuss the possible ramifications, aaron david miller, a former advisor to six secretaries of state and vice president of the woodrow wilson center. great to have you here today. >> great to be here, uma. uma: how concerned are you by the recent actions of by iran regarding this test firing going on by the straits of hormuz? >> happy new year, and by the way this is really the mullahs way of extending a happy new year to the administration as well. these are aer is series of six-day integrated exercises to demonstrate and show that the iranians can take care of their own business and defend their coastline and if necessary, if necessary, put up an offensive deterrent capacity in the event they're struck by the united states and israel. i think, uma, this is part of a game that the iranians, that the americans and israelis, dangerous as it may
could have hired navy s.e.a.l.s to come in and do a better job. they did everything that they were trained and hoped to do. we locked the doors. they have cameras on them. we have security officers. in some cases we have full on police officers in larger schools they have police forces. this was a deranged individual. and he hurt us as a nation. but i think what's also important is to understand that from this tragedy we're going to see that we as a state and as a country are going to come together and make sure that the folks here in newtown get every single thing that we can provide them. we can't get them their children back. but we can let them know that they are loved and supported and we're going to be there for them throughout the holidays and beyond. >> steve, what about the survivors? all the kids that heard and saw things that they will never forget. at what point does their ability to learn, their development, all of that suffer? i mean, can they ever get back to what they were? >> that's the tough part. that's the tough part. no one knows the impact of a tragedy on a ch
the impact of our nation's loss. glenn doherty was a former navy seal. he was also from my home state. i talked a couple of times with tyrone woods was another his family. seal. sean smith, an air force veteran. we want to say thank you to all of them, to the fallen, and their families. they all gave to the nation, and we are grateful beyond words for their service and sacrifice. from the very beginning of the benghazi event, every member of this committee has shared with the president and secretary clinton our determination to get all the facts about what happened and why. we submitted many questions to the state department to be incorporated into this investigation, and we are very pleased that they have been. we have had a number of classified briefings, and yesterday, the committee heard from ambassador john pickering and admiral mike mullen. we heard them deliver a frank and comprehensive set of findings to the review board. admiral mullen and ambassador pickering are two of america's most distinguished and capable public servants. i want to thank them for their extraordinary servic
of a security that we are being provided with, whether the marines, navy, coast guard, fbi, cia, and s.a., a local police enforcement, code enforcement, sheriff, highway patrol, national guard, airport and transportation security, board patrol, fire marshal -- i mean, is an over abundance. we have become a police state and it has destroyed the fabric of our society. i do not see how we will get out of it. i do not see how home and security is going to save us. -- the disaster in fukushima, i do not see how homeland security is going to save us from that. guest: there is a veritable alphabet soup of all these to organizations that are designed to address a wide variety of security issues at the federal level and local level as well as overseas. and congress, just on the street from the studios we are in today, are talking about the fiscal cliff and how much money the government should spend on security matters. that is an important part of the conversation. host: david maurer is part of the homeland security office. -- government accountability office where he serves as homeland securit
like a fighter jet for the summary for the navy, that is on the table as well. >> military construction is the money the military spends to build bases and various other facilities. >> is that big money? >> it can be big money. those dollars are also on the table. >> what is not on the table? >> military retirement, the tensions that go to military men and women, the disability payments and things like that are not on the table. everything else in the budget is pretty much on the table. they can't close bases because of a law. the law says that they can't close the base, but they can downsize. it will require similar to what we had in the past, realignment. >> the last bullet point we're showing viewers, funding for the war in afghanistan is not on the table. >> it technically is, but the pentagon said they would move money if they had to. we will get everything we need. >> who makes the decision about what gets cut? >> it will probably give some and german -- interpretation. it might mean different things in different areas. in procurement, it will probably mean every weapons system eq
. colonel ravel -- ralph peters. great to have you on board sir. >> using that navy terminology on me, juliet. let's talk about some of his greatest achievements. >> norman schwarzkopf was a american hero i never had the privilege of working for him myself. he was the right man in the right place at the right time for desert storm he was one of those increasingly rare generals who won his war. apart from the brilliant military operation desert storm. his real contribution. his unique contribution is that because he grew up in the middle east and spent time there he he understood the mentality and culture. he was able to per said the sad did is to allow half a million on the soil of saudi arabia without which the campaign wouldn't have worked. beyond that, he was an officer who really understood that sometimes you have to fight in vietnam he was courageous officer with three silver stars and other awards for battlefield heroism not just for pushing papers. schwarzkopf did anger people. >> juliet: storm minute norman. >> his thought was i don't have time for fools. if i can win this war
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